A manifest freight from Salina heads west on the southeastern-most leg of the KYLE. The locomotive consist is an eclectic mix of tunnel motors and an ex-Frisco SD40-2.
A SLRG excursion grinds up the west slope of La Veta Pass.
SP 7863 sits down at the passenger depot at South Fork. Careful eyes will remember the sister locomotive was recently seen in an upload by Steve Sm... (more)
Amtrak 4, the Southwest Chief, eases down Raton Pass at Morley, CO. Morley was the site of a large CF&I coal mine, producing coking coal for Pueblo. Tailings from the mine can be seen in the far r... (more)
Amtrak 4 crosses the Purgatorie River near Jansen, CO as it approaches the next station stop in Trinidad, CO.
SLRG 8577 leads a small, two-car, passenger excursion westbound between La Veta pass and Fort Garland, CO.
BNSF 9120 brings the rear of E HAFEBM around a seldom seen horseshoe curve in northern New Mexico.
KCT 311 waits behind a stop signal on the way back from KCS' Knoche Yard.
UP 6605 leads coal by some wildflowers and downgrade to Topeka and eventually Colcreek, TX. Flat-out plains running is interrupted by a significant grade at Onaga, KS.
BNSF's transfer job from KCS returns to Argentine Yard by way of "The J" (Santa Fe Junction).
NS D70 waits at Avondale Yard for clearance to proceed railroad-west across the Missouri River and deliver their autoracks to BNSF.
Eastbound JB Hunt containers pause briefly at Argentine for a crew change.
KC69 has a nice set of grey power on this Sunday morning at the Old Union Depot interlocking.
Q KCNL crosses the Blue River, southbound for Pittsburg, KS and points south. This particular train was operating with a 1x1x0 distributed power configuration.
Q KCNL stretches out in a broad curve near the 86th street overpass on the southern edges of Kansas City.